At least five ISIS Khurasan militants were killed in an airstrike in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan, the Afghan military said Sunday.

According to a statement released by 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East, the airstrike was carried out in Ocha Naw area located in Degal Vally of Chapra Dara district.

The statement further added that the airstrike was carried out amid ongoing operations by Afghan armed forces who were also suppoted by artillery units.

The 201st Silab Corps said at least 5 five ISIS-K miliants were killed and some weapons and munitions were destroyed during the same operations.

The anti-government armed militants including ISIS-loyalists have not commented regarding the airstrikes so far.